Work orders are special versions of sales orders that are used to let
production know what orders are in and to help schedule order fulfillment.
QuickBooks includes a special Sales Order template that has been modified to be
used as a Work Order.
To modify the QuickBooks
sales order to use it
as a work order, you can:
Choose Work Order from the Template menu in the Sales Order window to use
the form that has been customized so that information in the Cost column does
Customize the sales order
form or work order form to display or hide additional information as
appropriate for your organization.
Print a copy of the sales order on brightly colored paper to use as a work
order. This will help everyone distinguish between a sales order and a work